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Obituaries for April 15, 2013
Morry Moorcroft, 70, of Richland, died April 9, 2013, at St. Alphonsus Medical Center-Baker City.
There will be a celebration of Morry’s life and memorial service in his honor at Naknek, Alaska.
He was born on Jan. 30, 1943, at Chehalis,Wash. Morry was a well-known and loved Bristol Bay, Alaska, contractor and founder of the world-known Bear Trail Lodge.
Morry enjoyed remembering the good old days working, fishing, hunting and storytelling with his many good friends.
“He now wants you to remember those same good times,” family members said. “Moorcroft Construction now resides in Heaven building for God.”
He was preceded in death by his two sons, Doug and Ralph; and his parents, Joe and Bertha Moorcroft.
Survivors include his wife, Donnalee; daughters, Dianne King, and her husband, Jay, and grandchildren, Adam and Austin, and Paula Singley, her husband, Byron, and grandchildren, Owen and Lewis; Dianne and Paula’s mother, Ruth Moorcroft; Tanya Moorcroft and grandchildren, Hannah, Everett and Denali; son, Orin Williams, and his wife, Sherill, and grandchildren, Jennifer Sanchez and Corey Williams; grandson, Doug Moorcroft, and his wife, Ali; grandson, Eric Moorcroft; sister, Crystal Stanley, and her husband, Fred; sister, Peggy Reed, and her husband, Tom; and sister, Keri Haynes, and her husband, Dan.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Eagle Valley EMTs through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834.